What are Gold PokeStops in Pokemon Go?

Gold PokeStop and a Golden Lure Module in Pokemon GoNiantic/The Pokemon Company

Golden PokeStops can appear on your map while playing Pokemon Go and they’re the best way to get Gimmighoul Coins. If you’re wondering about Gold PokeStops and what they do, here’s what you need to know about them.

PokeStops have been a key element of the Pokemon Go experience since its launch. Players can spin them to get useful items and Field Research tasks, and they can also place Lure Modules to attract different Pokemon species to a location. PokeStops can also feature sponsored content and extra features during special events.

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Players can also encounter Gold PokeStops while playing Pokemon Go. If you’re wondering what these do, here’s everything you need to know, including how to activate one yourself.

What are Golden PokeStops in Pokemon Go?

Gold PokeStops can appear at random in Pokemon Go, and players can spin them to get Gimmighoul Coins. You may want to note that you won’t always get these coins, and the amounts you get may vary. Gold PokeStops can also give more items than regular PokeStops but are active for only 30 minutes.

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Gholdengo and Gimmighoul arriving in Pokemon GoNiantic/The Pokemon Company
Players can get access to Golden Lure Modules by connecting to Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

These PokeStops appear during special events or if another player places a Golden Lure Module on a regular PokeStop. If you want to get your hands on a Golden Lure Module, you’ll need to connect your Pokemon Go account to your Pokemon Scarlet and Violet adventure.

Pokemon Go players need Gimmighoul Coins to evolve Roaming Form Gimmighoul into Gholdengo. What’s more, you’ll need a total of 999 Gimmighoul Coins to achieve the feat, so you’ll probably need to use many Golden Lure Modules and spin many Golden PokeStops.

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Of course, catching Gimmighoul in Pokemon Go can also grant you Gimmighoul Coins. If you’re wondering how to get this elusive Pokemon, here’s a guide on how to connect Pokemon S&V to Pokemon Go to make them appear in your game.

That’s all you need to know about Gold PokeStops in Pokemon Go. Keep an eye out for future events that will feature Golden PokeStops during the Adventures Abound Season.

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